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elmo until he managed to dance out of danger. jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> don't mess with the mascots. that does it for me. thank you very much for watching. i'm wolf blitzer in "the situation room." the news continues next on cnn. hello, everyone. i'm don lemon. thank you for joining us. we're going to get you up to speed on the headlines right now, beginning with a deadly disease outbreak with no name and only children as victims. it's an illness doctors have never seen before and so far can't treat it or stop it. at least 61 children are dead, all in cambodia. the global medical community is stumped. >> it is very difficult to assess how dangerous and how rapidly spreading it will be if we don't know what we are
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dealing with. >> this mystery illness causes a respiratory attack that kills children. federal agents busted a massive drug operation in tempe, arizona. they took in three tons of marijuana, 30 pounds of meth amphetamine and $2.4 million in cash. 20 people were arrested. libyan people voting freely and openly. it is the first real live democratic exercise in libya since the fall of gadhafi. near live 3 million waited in long lines to vote in polling stations across the station. we heard of a knew disruptions, but overall, observers say people were able to vote in peace. in southern russia, flash flooding killed more than 100 people. rising waters swept through houses as people slept. some people had to be rescued from roof tops and trees. the water submerged streets,
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ripped out traffic lights and tranlded vehicles. one town got two months of rain in 24 hours. now take a look at this. keep an eye on the street at the top of your screen. see that tractor trailer? there it comes, right there, boom. right into the gas pumps. it happened on thursday in akron, ohio. the driver says his brakes failed. no one, thankfully, though, was seriously injured. a smalltown in newton, falls, ohio rocked by the murder of four people. earlier they found a mother, father and a juvenile shot dead in the home. the gunman's girlfriend was found dead in the house. california is one step further to having the nation's first high speed railroad, approving funding for the segment that will link los angeles to san francisco. supporters say it will create jobs and modernize state transportation.
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but critics say the estimated $68 billion price tag comes at a bad time. serena williams takes her fifth wimbledon title. the 30-year-old american defeated her opponent of poland in three sets today. it was the 14th major championship for williams, and she didn't stop there. a little over an hour ago, she teamed up with her sister venus to win their fifth women's doubles title at wimbledon. congratulations, wow. sounds like something out of a hollywood blockbuster. cnn's brian todd is in cape cod where some unwelcome guests are putting a damper on beachgoers' fun. >> reporter: it's the height of the summer vacation season here. behind me, just a beautiful beach here. the weather is great. our photo journalist is going to show you a sweep of the beach here. you'll notice there's no one in
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the water. that's for good reason. gorgeous weather at the height of summer. but they're only going in waist deep, and it's not because the water is cold. >> i grew up watching "jaws" in the '70s. i don't want to relive that. >> this is what they're worried about on cape cod. not far from where "jaws" was filmed, great white sharks are back. >> tuesday was the most recent sightings by a spotter pilot. >> reporter: each measures at least 14 feet. authorities identified 20 of these predators off the cape over the past three years and believe many more are lurking. a group called cape cod shark hunters tracks, photographs and tags the great whites. we're out off the cape looking for the sharks with john chism. we spot abundant marine life here, including humpback whales.
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it looks like a harpoon, but it's a listening station. these buoys carry acoustic refer ises that track the migration of great whites. >> we know they're here looking for seals. that's why we place these in strategic locations where we have documented seal predations. >> reporter: the population of gray and harbor seals on cape cod has made a huge comeback in recent years. every expert points to that as the magnet for great whites. here's a pod of seals. this is an area where they've tagged a lot of sharks. we're told the sharks will lurk on the bottom, and come up and grab the seals. scenes like this wonder how close the sharks could be? this dead seal washed up on shore. things to look for are teeth marks and possible tearing. that would be what you're seeing right here. an expert says this was very likely a shark attack victim.
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the sharks aren't scaring folks off. they're a top atraction this summer, and even good for business. >> some quality great white shark t shirts being sold. >> folks love the idea of sharks. sharks fascinate people. >> reporter: one biologist points out a human hasn't been attacked in these waters since 1936. but with the seal's proximity to the swimmers, authorities are getting concerned. don? >> thank you very much, brian todd. appreciate it. next, a political debate gets hostile. first, a shoe gets thrown, punches and then a gun comes out. and later, a millionaire adventurer headed to prison for burning down his own home. why not make lunch more than just lunch?
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this next story is ridiculous. so say things got out of hand in a debate in jordan is putting it mildly. take a look at this. so a jordanian member of parliament threw a shoe and then, get this, he pulled out a pistol when a discussion with a pormer politician got heated on tv. it was live. it seems he was accused of buying his way into parliament. the host stepped in to break up the fight and aside from some bruised egos, there were no injuries there. the libyan people got to do something today that was impossible for more than 40 years. they voted. it was an election for parliament. 200 seats of the new national assembly. the turnout was higher than expected and people lined up to vote in places that were war zones just a year ago.
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gadhafi ruled libya with no elections. almost 50 people have died in syria today just as the united nations acknowledges that its mission to syria has failed. that comes in a u.n. report obtained by cnn. it recommends one of three new actions, withdrawing the 300 person u.n. team from syria, increasing the team's size and giving members armed protection, or retooling the current team's overall mission. reports from lebanon seychelles fired during clashes in syria landed in a lebanese down, killing at least one person. another source says two people were killed and anywhere from two to four others were injured. lebanon says it's beefing up its military presence in the area. the united states has a new major ally. in a surprise visit to kabul, secretary of state hillary clinton announced afghanistan is now a major non-nato ally.
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that means afghanistan is eligible to receive military training and assistance. it also means afghanistan can buy and lease military equipment long after nato troops leave. >> please know that the united states will be your friend and your partner. we are not even imagining abandoning afghanistan. quite the opposite. we are building a partnership with afghanistan that will endure far into the future. thank you so much. >> secretary of state clinton and afghan president hamid karzai now head to tokyo where they're expected to pick up $4 billion in reconstruction aid. scientology, made famous by its famous followers. we're taking a closer look inside the religion. but first, american public school students are ranked average at best when compared to
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other nations in reading, math and science. steve perry believes the power of words is key for a student to excel in any classroom. it's today's "perry's principles." >> reading is not just fundamental, it's essential. it's what makes a child grow in a classroom. we're talking about being able to interpret and predict. reading is essential to so much. when a child doesn't feel comfortable in school, it's probably because they don't read very well. teachers are trained and certified to determine a child's capacity to read. they have all of the resources at their disposal to make sure that that child's reading level goes up. one of my biggest us frfrustrat is that teachers don't work hard enough to effectively teach
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all right. it's buzzing everywhere. the biggest entertainment story, it's till the split between tom cruise and katie homes and the rumors that scientology played a role in the split. katie holmes, who was raised catholic, has filed for sole custody of their daughter. here's cnn's tom foreman. >> reporter: when it comes to scientology, tom cruise may well be the faith's most combative faith defender. >> do you know what ritalin is?
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it's a street drug now. do you understand that? >> the difference is -- >> no, matt, i'm asking you a question. matt, i am asking question. >> there's abuse. >> you don't know the history of psychiatry, i do. >> reporter: although he joined scientology in the '80s, over the past decade, his identification with the group has been much more pronounced. he's explained his beliefs in the press and the star giving a military salute to a scientology leader -- >> i think it's a privilege to call yourself a scientologist. it's something that you have to earn, because a scientologist does -- he or she has the ability to create new and better realities and improve conditions. >> reporter: many of his statements underscore a central lesson of the faith, that its followers can accomplish great
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things. >> when you drive past an accident, it's not like anyone else. when you drive past, you know you have to do something about it, because you know you're the only one that can really help. >> reporter: such talk echoes teachings laid out in the '50s by the founder, l. ron hubbard. he created an outline for conduct and advancement. for example, through counseling sessions referred to as audits, followers are supposed to be led toward positive thinking and achieving their goals no matter how ambitious. listen again as cruise talks to fellow devotes about world leaders. >> they want help and they are dependent on people who know. that can be effective and do it, and that's us. >> reporter: that was 2004. by 2005, cruise was expressing even more enthusiasm over actress katie holmes.
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most notably by jumping around on oprah's sofa. so what happened? holmes, who was raised catholic, is believed to have converted to scientology as her relationship with cruise grew. but in the wake of their split, there are concerns of her daughter being raised in the faith. holmes' attorney caused the divorce a private matter and said the primary concern is her daughter's best interest. cruise's attorneys said his client hoped the divorce would not be contentious. >> i looked and i thought, what a beautiful thing, because maybe
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one day it will be like that, you know what i'm saying? maybe one day it will be like that. wow, sps, they'll just read about those in the history books. >> reporter: whether in of this plays into the split with holmes is unknown. but when cruise and nicole kidman divorced, similar speculation appeared. kidman never seemed to fully embrace scientology and after the breakup, she was described as enjoying a homecoming in the catholic church. as for cruise -- >> i would do it the way i do everything. there's nothing part of the way for me. >> reporter: there is no sign he has any intention of backing away from his controversial faith. tom foreman, cnn, washington. to get more insight into the church of scientology, i sat down with co-editor dan gillgoth
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and asked him is scientology a cult? >> well, it depends who you ask. scientology is a relatively new religion. it was born really with the first church of scientology in 1954. and almost from its inception there's been all of these battles whether it's a true religion or a cult. and you have challenges not only from religious groups who say it's not a true religion. you have challenges also from the world of science, which disputes a lot of what scientology says about mental health. you have challenges really from the irs, who didn't acknowledge scientology as a religion with tax exempt status until the '90s. so it's always been this embattled religion and it depends on who you ask. >> it's interesting that you say that, because you can understand why some don't see it as a religion. when you think about traditional
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religion, there is not one central deity at the top, there is no christ, there is no god, there is no buddha or any figure like that. they talk about ufos and they use it as science. so many people, you can see why people think it's not a religion and more of a science or even sort of a psychology or self-improvement place. >> yeah, it really talks about scientology as being something that you do as opposed to something that you believe. and the whole thrust of the movement is really aimed at replacing psychiatry and rejecting psychiatric drugs. the organizing principle is that we have human beings have this reactive mind that experiences all of this trauma. not only in our current life, but also what scientologists believe is our past lives. and so there's this whole process, what they call auditing of sitting down and working through these traumas that leads to a state this scientologists call "clear."
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this is the sort of central principle of what scientology is. it's what the members sort of espouse as the helpful aspects of the religion and what the scientific community takes issue with. >> is it true, is it tough to get out or can you get out once you become a scientologist? some people have these stories about they followed me, they had my personal information, they would harass me. is it that hard to not be a scientologist once you are one, to get out of that religion? >> there are former scientologists that say it's really difficult to get out. and i think that this leads to this image problem for the religion that they're partially trying to solve and always have by recruiting these high profile hollywood celebrities like tom cruz. so the thinking is this a new religion. they obviously have had pr problems in the past and getting these high profile figures
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associated with it is one way of adding legit imacy to the tradition. >> you can see why one who is drawn to celebrity may be drawn to scientology because it teaches you that there's nothing that you can't accomplish if you put your mind to it. >> right. i think that's true. and i also think that you can't understand the founding and growth of the church without getting its connection to los angeles. so that the very first church to open up in 1954 was in los angeles. scientology is really the only religion out there that actively recruits among celebrities. so there are all of these centers that are devoted to celebrity recruiting. so you can understand the appeal to celebrities of this kind of new approach to mental health and it's also a product of the church very conscientiously aiming recruiting efforts toward that community. >> dan gillgoth, thank you very
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coming up on half past the hour. beginning with a deadly disease outbreak with no name, and only children as victims. it's some kind of illness that doctors have never seen before and so far can't treat it and can't stop it. at least 61 children are dead, all in cambodia. the global medical community is stumped. >> it is very difficult to assess how dangerous and how rapidly spreading it will be if we don't know what we are dealing with. >> this mystery illness causes a respiratory attack that kills children. officials are worried about spreading it -- it spreading to other countries. libyan people voting freely and openly. it is the first real live democratic exercise in libya since the fall of moammar gadhafi.
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we've heard of a few disruptions, but overall, election observers say people were able to vote in peace. in southern russia, flash flooding has killed more than 100 people. some people had to be rescued from roof tops and trees. the rushing water submerged streets, ripped out traffic lights and stranded vehicles. one resort town got two months worth of rain in just 24 hours. newton falls, ohio, rocked by the fatal shooting of four people. police believe the deaths are linked to a man who then drove to a cemetery and committed suicide. they found a mother, father and juvenile shot dead in a home. a woman believed to be the gunman's girlfriend was found dead in his home. serena williams takes her fifth wimbledon title. the 30-year-old defeated her opponent in three sets today. it was the 14th major championship for williams and she later teamed up with sister venus to win their fifth women's
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doubles title at wimbledon. after he was found guilty of torching his own home, michael maren was dead. all signs point to a suicide by poisoning. it is a desperate final act to a life that lived large for a man who evidently couldn't hand it will disgraceful fall. ed lavin dara has the details. >> we the jury -- >> reporter: these were the final minutes of his story and life. >> we find the defendant guilty of arson of an occupied structure. >> reporter: how he got here is a tragic and bizarre tale. but before we tell the story, remember this moment. after being found guilty of arson and now facing up to 21 years in prison, he covered his face and appears to swallow something. we'll come back to this scene. michael graduated from yale law school, had a career working around the world for wall street investment banks, making several
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million dollars. he collected picasso artwork, drove a rolls-royce and flew his own plane. >> he was an engaging character. >> reporter: paul ruben spent hours talking to the millionaire. >> he's the smartest guy in the room. he's the smoothest talker in the room. he gets all the girls. he's that guy. he just ran into the brick wall that happens to these characters eventually. >> reporter: the brick wall was this 10,000 square foot home, an exclusive phoenix, arizona enclave. he bought the house in 2008 when the real estate market was collapsing. it came with an interest only mortgage payment of $17,250 a month. but he had long left wall street and had not worked in several years. and he was quickly running out of money. that's when prosecutors say he concocted a scheme to raffle off the house and in the process,
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make $1 million for himself. the raffle was an oddly creative way to unload the biltmore house. tickets sold for $25. the proceeds would benefit the child crisis center. to generate publicity, investigators say he scaled mt. everest, doing interviews from the mountain with a local television station. it all played into the mystique. >> we can climb up to 25,000 feet. >> reporter: but he says it was all a sinister ploy. >> what happened was he paid $2,550,000 for the house and set up with a couple of friends with his a bogus second mortgage designed to increase the value of the house by $950,000 for a second mortgage that didn't exist.
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>> reporter: you think this raffle was a scam to make a million dollars basically? >> yes. and to be able to look like a generous person who didn't make anything off of it. >> reporter: in april 2009, the arizona attorney general ruled the raffle was illegal, the plan fizzled. at this point, he was six months away from having to make a balloon payment of roughly $2 million to lenders or risk a major jump in his monthly payments. his financial world was collapsing around him. >> i don't think that he really thought this thing through, he and his pals. and it ended up where he had to do something that was pretty wacky, which was burn down his house. >> reporter: in the early morning hours of july 5, 2009, fire engulfed his home. he called for help from his upstairs bedroom. >> what's your emergency? >> my house is on fire. >> are you going to be able to get out? >> i've got one of those ladders. >> you have a ladder where? >> i would rather work on that than talk to you, so let me get the hell out of here.
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>> reporter: he emerged from the home wearing scuba gear. jeff peabody is the investigator who handled the case. >> every fireman says he came out wearing a scuba mask and tank and snorkel. >> reporter: he even relived the escape from his hospital bed. >> i realized that i had some air left in that bank. that's what enabled me to get back to the window and climb that ladder. >> reporter: peabody says he found four spots in the house where fires were intentionally set and a long line of phone books that was supposed to help the fire spread. which brings us back to the courtroom. a jury convicted him of arson. he's facing between 7 and 21 years. after he appears to swallow something, notice as he reaches down and appears to get something from his bag. he then wipes his face, swallows
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something and appears to swallow again. eight minutes later, he collapses. each though it's not been officially determined what killed him, it's believed he swallowed some type of poison. his attorney says the convicted arsonist showed no signs of preparing to commit suicide. >> it was a shock. we certainly had no idea this was going to happen. i'm not aware that anybody did. >> reporter: ironically, it's jeff peabody, the fire investigator who built the case against him, who tries to help him. but peabody says there was no way to save him. and that his final moments played out in a dramatic fashion just as he had lived his life. >> if he's going to do something, this would be the time that he would do it. source of like escaping from his house in scuba gear, this was going to be his closure. >> reporter: a grand finale exit. >> yeah.
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>> reporter: ed lavendera, cnn, arizona. ringo starr turned 72 today and he's still out touring. we'll ask him where he gets his energy. in alabama we had more beautiful blooms... in mississippi we had more good times... in louisiana we had more fun on the water. last season we broke all kinds of records on the gulf. this year we are out to do even better... and now is a great time to start. our beatches are even more relaxing... the fishing's great. so pick your favorite spot on the gulf... and come on down. brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. i'm one of six children that my mother raised by herself, and so college was a dream when i was a kid. i didn't know how i was gonna to do it, but i knew i was gonna get that opportunity one day, and that's what happened with university of phoenix. nothing can stop me now. i feel like the sky's the limit with what i can do and what i can accomplish. my name is naphtali bryant
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from his first days with the baetsles in 1962, ringo starr has never slowed down. the 1960s gave way to a solo music career that started in 1970 and he's just released his
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17th solo album called "ringo 2012." he's been a working actor for decades and is still touring, now with his all-star band. today, randi kaye talked to him who was on a tour stop in nashville. >> ringo, good morning to you and happy birthday. >> thank you, andi, good morning to you too. 72. >> we wish you many, many more. but this has become more than just -- this is really more than just a simple happy birthday. i know that this is a big day for you, because you want your fans to send out peace and love wishes to the world every year on your birthday. >> we started this several years ago. at noon, on my birthday, wherever you are, on a bus, in the office, in the studio, hanging out, getting tea, whatever you're doing, at noon just go "peace and love."
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that's all i ask for my birthday, peace and love. >> we will do that, 33 minutes from now. >> we're here right now -- sorry, what did you say? >> i said we'll do that 33 minutes from now at noon. >> okay, great. a very nice lady here called annie who helps us out a lot. so the last five years we've done this. >> i think it's great. you're in nashville because you're on tour with the all-star band. let me give our viewers a little taste of you performing. ♪ >> so tell me about the all-star band. this is the 13th version? >> 13th version. i've been doing it now for 23 years. but this band is incredibly excellent.
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we have greg riley on the organ and keyboard and he's from santana. so we have "black magic woman." we have steve lucas. everybody has to have a hit to be in the band. we have richard page back, and then we have todd rungrum back for the third time. so we have a cool and diverse lineup. but when you pull it all together, it works. >> and on top of it all, you have your new album out. >> i hope the camera is on me now. >> oh, we got it. >> that's how it looks. any way, "ringo 2012," i thought let's keep it simple. the first track on it is a track i wrote with glenn ballad and it's called "anthem," and it's an anthem for peace and love. so i'm trying my best, peace and
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love, peace and love. >> peace and love. peace and love. well, the beatles have sold more than 1.5 billion records and counting. happy birthday, by the way, ringo. what race has the fastest growing population in the country? their votes could determine the outcome of this year's election. we're taking a closer look. in fact, i'm already seeing your best friend, justin. ♪ i would've appreciated a proactive update on the status of our relationship. who do you think i am, tim? quicken loans? at quicken loans, we provide you with proactive updates on the status of your home loan. and our innovative online tools ensure that you're always in the loop. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. i bought the car because of its efficiency. i bought the car because i could eliminate gas from my budget. i don't spend money on gasoline.
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dead may 16. kennedy died as a result of asphyxiation due to hanging. a volunteer group is on a mission ahead of november's presidential election to recruit and mobilize the asian-american community. the voting bloc could be key. the asian community is the fastest growing population in the u.s. >> i'm ben lee. >> i want our community voice to be heard. >> i want to make sure that everyone is registered to vote. >> my name is ann fon. i'm 37 years old and i live in alexandria, virginia. >> reporter: ann is part of a group of volunteers this election year making sure asian-americans turn out to vote. >> the asian-american community has been politically outlooked because maybe asian-americans haven't been politically involved for as long as. >> reporter: a study shows
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asian-americans have been the fastest growing facial group in the past decade. and for asian-americans, their political power is slowly progressing. >> they've moved to being able to being the margin of victory in close elections. >> reporter: asian-americans comprise 6% of the population. and is the best educated. but this political volunteer says stereotypes have worked against asian-americans. >> there's a lot of myth about us as a model immigrant community, like we do well in school. we work hard. we pay taxes. so the myth is that we don't have any problem because we don't have any problem, we don't have any voice. >> reporter: the latest census numbers show in 2008, 3.4 million asian-americans went to the polls. but the group is largely ignored
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by both political parties and another challenge, unlike the latino population, which mainly has a common bylingual identity, asian communities have so many different identities. >> they haven't been reached out to or engaged. so there's a level of engagement that can happen there. because the community is so young and spread out across the country, some engagement in the short term could reap a lot of benefits in the long-term. >> reporter: with bilingual balance, the community's time in the political wilderness may be coming to an end. sandra endo, cnn, washington. >> the cnn i-report interview is next. anything you wanted to know about television twins tea and tamara. like who would win in a cage match against the olson twins? really? that's a real question. hear that answer coming up next.
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. do not adjust your television. you're about to see double. cnn's ireport team put your questions to tia and tamara. >> i will never forget a kid screaming down the hall. he said, "your show sucks." just like that. out loud. in front of all of the kids. and i turned around and i said well the chance don't. >> he shut up. >> hello. i'm tia. >> and i'm tamera.
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we're answering your ireporter questions. >> it will just be me. right? >> oh, this is a big one. >> yeah, it will just be me and i'll just be walking down the hall or whatever. and some of our friends, they'll just shout and say hey, guys. or hi tia and tamera. and i'm like tia's here? i didn't know that. >> there's something i've been wondering since the mid 1990s. actually, we both have. in the ultimate cage match between you and the olson twins, how would it all go down? >> oh, well, tia, that's a big duh. >> andy, i think my sister and i would definitely win that. >> i think so, too. i mean, look at us. >> when i was trying to lose my weight, we said oh, you lost an olson twin. you guys know we love you. >> yes, totally amazing.
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>> can you irritating, i just can't stand you right now moment? >> my sister loves to rehearse over and over and over again. so it gets kind of annoying. and i'm a spontaneous actress. she would always ask the question, "did i do okay"? i knew wuyou were going to say that. it's usually do i like pretty? >> i'm like really, tamera? and she would ask that question over and over and over and over again. >> you guys have had a pretty amazing career in the industry. i was just wondering if you ever had any indication that would rekindle your musical career? >> i would love to do a broadway musical. but to pursue a singing career,
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i'll leave that to justin timberlake. >> but i'll do this song. ♪ picture in your mind ♪ pretend it's christmas eve ♪ we can be strong ♪ we'll meet on the bus ♪ there's something wrong and my stomach growling ♪ ♪ meet on the bus >> good job, sis. >> which one was moesha? inside joke. just kidding. going to sistercnn.com to see a our reports. a customer on a rampage trashes a mobile phone store. it is the latest video to go viral.
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you have heard of a bull in a china shop, but that's nothing compared to one angry customer inside a mobile phone store. >> reporter: how badly did this guy want his money back? badly enough to tear everything he could off the walls of this t-mobile store in manchester, england. badly enough to attack the store with not one, but two fire extinguishers. badly enough to do all of this
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with people watching through the windows. his name is jason caud. he's just called angry t-mobile guy. everyone's favorite vigilante. when police finally arrived and arrested him for criminal damage, his look said no need to get ruff. and they put on the cuffs, he was nodding and smiling pleasantly as police broke up the crowd, h his amazing rampag had attracted. >> all i could do was cheer him on. >> reporter: considering how much we all love our phones, there sure is a lot of pent up anger at phone companies. >> i don't feel sorry for t-mobile. >> reporter: but for every i feel your pain, man, someone else posted this behavior is inexcusable. t-mobile says the customer wanted a refund. a refund that we were not able to give as it was clearly
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outside of the stated terms and conditions. but some of the angry guy's fans said they sometimes felt like doing what he did. >> well, what is that going to prove? nothing. i would just feel better. >> reporter: one clever youtube video played the angry guy video and labeled it happy man repairs phone shop. for instance, the car rammed into vehicle after vehicle. and a woman who stiff-armed bottles at a liquor store after she says the clerk used the phrase, "you people" when refusing to let her use the restroom. in this case, the t in t-mobile stood for trash. this cell phone video is sure getting shared along with kmentkment
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comments like, "can you hear me now"? >> people are just kra si. >> tonight, an american o limp yan says athletes like him have a superior athletic gene because of slavery. and, a california man says the priest he beat up molested him as a child. but a jury says william lynch is not guilty of assaultle. was justice served? >> this story, i want you to take a look at it again. it's hard to believe no one was hurt at this. keep your eye right there. see the tractor trailer going? boom, it goes right into the gas station. that is akron, ohio. the driver of that truck says his brakes failed. obviously, look at that. and, again, i can't believe no one was seriously hurt in this.